Engineering for Change

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Dorina Pojani

Sexism and the city: how urban planning has failed women

June 10, 2018

We need to have a conversation about sexism and the city. Gender affects all other “vulnerable group” considerations in...

Jarkko Vesa

Mission (im)possible: The Quest for Affordable Electric Vehicles for Emerging Markets

May 29, 2018

What would it take to design a cost-effective electric vehicle for emerging markets? This question was raised in the...

Guest Author

I teach refugees to map their world

May 28, 2018

I first visited the Zaatari refugee camp in early 2015. Located in northern Jordan, the camp is home to...

Andrew Drain

The Necessary Trade-Offs When Co-Designing New Technology

April 20, 2018

The co-design of new technology with communities has benefits and trade-offs. Our colleagues and we at Engineers Without Borders...

Guest Author

Biomining the Elements of the Future

April 17, 2018

Biomining is the kind of technique promised by science fiction: a vast tank filled with microorganisms that leach metal...

Rob Goodier

The Key to Food Security Is Post-Harvest Management, Experts Say

April 9, 2018

As much as one-third of the food produced in the world is lost or spoiled before it can be...

Guest Author

Cross-Sector Experts Will Focus on Affordable Energy in Africa at the IEEE PES-IAS PowerAfrica Conference

April 6, 2018

Limited access to energy is a major impediment to economic growth in developing nations.  Over 640 million people in...

Guest Author

How to Choose a Mobile Data Collection Platform

April 3, 2018

This guide helps you choose the right mobile data collection solutions for your needs. Choosing from among the dozens...

Guest Author

Pay-as-You-Drink: Digital Finance and Smart Water Service

March 29, 2018

Research shows that the closer a person is to a safe source of water, the more safe water they...

Rob Goodier

Five Questions with Ramla Qureshi, Founder of Women Engineers in Pakistan

March 1, 2018

Ramla Qureshi has seen firsthand the deep bias against girls and women studying STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering...


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